March 28, 2020 When Governor Newsom issued the order to shut down bars, pubs and wineries he set in motion a never chain of events that may force winery owners to take a hard look at their Urban Tasting rooms. By effectively shuttering winery tasting rooms, he forced winery DTC managers to pivot quickly to […]
2020: The Challenges that Lie Ahead for the Wine Industry
In a recent edition of the SF Chronicle I read an interesting article about non-alcoholic cannabis Rose. And I thought, it wasn’t bad enough that something like “white claw” could gather so much attention now another competitor for wine was entering the “Octagon” battling for share of stomach. I have watched wine– currently holding a […]
Wine 2020: The Challenges that Lie Ahead for Vintners
The challenges facing vintners in the coming year are large; the very model that has been the modern tasting room is changing.